Archive for March, 2013

Swift students honored

Swift students honored

| March 28, 2013

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club recognition of their display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast Club students […]

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Solanco students excel in Spanish competition

Solanco students excel in Spanish competition

| March 22, 2013

Congratulations to Solanco AP Spanish students Tyler McCardell, Jamie Burkhart, Jerel Fernandez and Tori Akerley (left to right in photo) for their impressive second place finish in the Spanish language competition held recently at Lebanon Valley College’s International Culture Day! Spanish teacher Megan Flinchbaugh said, “With only four members, they were the smallest team and competed […]

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Prom Promise, and 10 Weeks ’til Graduation

Prom Promise, and 10 Weeks ’til Graduation

| March 22, 2013

Two programs to better inform seniors about the dangers of distracted driving, and drinking and driving, are being launched at Solanco High School.   Prom Promise -  Participating seniors sign a pledge that they will not drive under the influence, and will not drive while distracted. Students who honor their Prom Promise are eligible for weekly prizes. The first prize will be […]

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Blended courses, course selection, scholarship directory

| March 22, 2013

Important information about course selection for the 2013-2014 school year, and Blended Courses, has been posted on the Solanco High School website, under “Building Links.” The course selection information includes the Course Selection Guide as well as a video with an overview of the Blended Courses being offered in 2013-2014. A list of scholarships that […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| March 22, 2013

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal, Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast […]

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Solanco students participate in competitions

| March 22, 2013

The following information is provided by Caley Roark, secondary gifted support: Model UN – High school students Tori Hildalgo, Kristina King, Drew Jones, Kayla Carroll, Ben Fetterman, and Liz George have represented a world country (and Solanco) at three recent Model UN competitions (part of the Susquehanna Valley Model UN organization). Students follow protocol and […]

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Scholarship information for Solanco students

| March 22, 2013

The Solanco High School Guidance Office informs students and parents of the following scholarships that are available to students:   Compleat Restorations and the Lancaster County Fire Chiefs Association: Available to any volunteer firefighter (3.0 GPA) or child of a volunteer firefighter in Lancaster County. Deadline: May 1.   EPAITDM (Eastern PA Information Technology Data […]

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Sam Root recognized as one of the most outstanding high school artists in the entire country!

Sam Root recognized as one of the most outstanding high school artists in the entire country!

| March 21, 2013

Solanco High School student Sam Root has won the highest awards possible on the national level through the Scholastic Art Awards! Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers has provided the following list of elite national awards that Sam has received: National Portfolio Gold Medal Scholarship – This award  honors the most outstanding portfolios of […]

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